TISSNET 2021 New Exam Pattern and Selection Process

TISSNET 2021 New Exam Pattern and Selection Process

TISSNET examination is a common entrance for students willing to opt post-graduation courses conducted by Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS). Recently TISS has released the changed exam pattern and selection process for TISSNET 2021 in the official website (admission.tiss.edu).

Candidates who will successfully qualify the examination will be selected for further process. The TISSNET 2021 will be held on February 20, 2021.

TISSNET 2021 Exam-Pattern

  • Mode of Examination – Computer based (online)
  • Duration – 1 hour and 40 minutes or 100 minutes
  • No. of questions – 100 (English Proficiency – 30, Mathematical Skills & Logical Reasoning – 30 and General Awareness – 40)
  • Type of Questions – Multiple choices
  • Medium of Examination – English
  • Sections – 3(English Proficiency, Mathematical Skills & Logical Reasoning and General Awareness)
  • Each question carries 1 mark
  • Negative marking – Nil
  • Total marks – 100 marks
  • No marks will be awarded for any non-attempted questions.

TISSNET Selection process

  • TISS PAT and TISS MAT exams have been introduced by TISS.
  • Students will be called for personal interview (P.I) if they successfully qualify TISS PAT or TISS MAT.
  • Around 40% of weightage will be considered during the selection process from TISS MAT or TISS PAT.


  • TISS PAT has been newly introduced and shortlisted candidates through TISS NET will be eligible. Duration of the examination will vary depending upon the number of programs.
  • Exam Type – Written Test or Group Discussion (G.D)
  • Question pattern – Essay Writing, and Case Studies
  • Exam Duration – 45 minutes (If candidates have selected one programme),  90 minutes (If candidates have selected two programmes) and 135 minutes (If candidates have selected three programmes)

TISS MAT (Tata Institute of Social Sciences – Management Aptitude Test)

  • TISS MAT is for students who want to take admission in Human Resource Management &Labour Relations (HRM &LR) or Organization Development, Change and Leadership (ODCL). Duration for this examination is 45 minutes.
  • 0.25 marks will be deducted for each wrong attempt.
  • Number of sections – 3 (Management Data Interpretation, Comprehension and Business Awareness)
  • No sectional off score is applicable.
  • Total marks- 45
  • Total number of questions – 45 (each section 15)
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TISSNET 2021 Important Dates

EventsExam dates
Application starts for TISSNET 2021December 02, 2020
End date of application formJanuary 15, 2021
Application Process End Date (for Post)January 20, 2021
Admit Card Release DateTo be announced
Exam to be heldFebruary 20, 2021
Result Declaration of TISSNET MBA 2020To be announced
TISSNET 2021 selection processTo be announced

TISSNET 2021 Syllabus

English ProficiencyMathematics and Logical ReasoningGeneral Awareness
Word Substitute
Odd word out
Idioms-Match the following and fill in the blanks
Right usage of words in fill in the blanks and match the following
Fill in the blanks-Homophones
Sentence correction
Assumption and supporting statement
Inference and conclusion
Reading comprehension  
Basic set concepts
Time and distance
Time and work
Speed distance time
Areas, volumes
Basic geometry
Percentage, Average
Properties of Shape
Mixtures and allegations
Pie diagrams
Simple and compound interest
Square root and basic algebra
Quadratic equations
Binomial Theorem
Height and distance
Bar graph
Data comparison
Line graphs
Current Events/International Politics
Environment and Ecology
History/Politics /Governance/Law
Health Education/Gender

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